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Surgery is a branch of medicine that involves treating diseases or injuries by adjusting or removing organs, tissues or bones. Surgery includes both necessary procedures, like cardiac surgery, or elective procedures, such as joint replacement.

Expert surgical care in Lee's Summit, Missouri

At Lee's Summit Medical Center, we deliver high-quality surgical care with a compassionate touch.

Our skilled surgeons answer questions, offer advice and guide patients and their family members through the treatment process. We also do everything possible to help patients make fast and complete recoveries.

Surgical specialties in Lees Summit

We offer a range of surgical services. In addition to general surgery and the emergency interventions performed in our emergency room (ER), we provide specialized surgeries. No matter what procedure is recommended, patients can trust that our highly skilled surgeons and staff will treat their conditions and meet their needs through each step of the process.

Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)

Our surgeons offer eligible patients a range of bariatric surgical procedures to assist with weight loss, including:

  • Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
  • Revision weight loss surgery
  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Vertical sleeve gastrectomy

Ear, nose and throat surgery

We offer leading ear, nose and throat care (ENT), also known as otolaryngology. From chronic sinus problems to tonsillitis, our specialists provide surgical and nonsurgical treatments to help patients experiencing a range of ENT conditions.

Gynecological surgery

Our women's care program offers gynecological and urological surgeries to treat a wide range of conditions unique to women. Some of the procedures we offer include:

  • Incontinence surgical interventions (a procedure to treat urinary stress incontinence)
  • Permanent surgical contraception
  • Vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy (total or partial removal of the uterus)

Orthopedic surgery

Our orthopedic program is dedicated to helping patients with bone, joint and muscle pain. We provide individualized treatment plans and offer orthopedic surgery, including minimally invasive joint replacements, in addition to noninvasive options.

Some of the procedures our orthopedic surgeons perform include:

Pediatric surgery

Our pediatrics program is expanding. Currently, we provide several pediatric specialties, such as pediatric gastroenterology and neurology. Some of the pediatric surgical services we provide include:

  • Chest wall deformity surgery
  • Gastrointestinal and colorectal surgeries
  • Hernia repair
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Tumor and soft tissue lump removal

Spine surgery

The specialists in our spine care program offer surgical treatments for patients with neck and back conditions. Our skilled spine surgeons offer a range of procedures to improve mobility and reduce pain, including revision spine surgery.

Urologic surgery

Through our urology program, we diagnose and treat urologic conditions, including prostate, kidney and bladder issues and disorders. We offer high-quality kidney and urinary procedures, including minimally invasive robot-assisted procedures. Some of the urologic surgeries we offer include:

  • Abdominal bladder suspension (a procedure to treat stress incontinence in women)
  • Cystectomy (removal of all or part of the urinary bladder)
  • Cystocele repair (surgery to repair a prolapsed, herniated, dropped or fallen bladder)
  • Prostate removal (total or partial removal of the prostate)
  • Pyeloplasty (surgical reconstruction of the kidney)
  • Rectocele repair (surgery to repair the tissue wall between the rectum and vagina)
  • Transurethral resection of the prostate (removal of part of the prostate)
  • Vasectomy (sterilization procedure for men)

Physical therapy and rehabilitation

We offer outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation to help patients reach their goals and improve their quality of life after surgery. Some of the specialized rehabilitation therapies we offer include:

  • Dry needling
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech pathology

Staying updated about a loved ones surgery

We know that when a loved one has surgery, it can make family members anxious and stressed. That's why we keep families informed through our Informer texting service. With this service, families receive text updates about their loved ones' progress through surgery.

To find out more about our surgery text updates, visit our Informer page.

Our Surgery Locations

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Lee's Summit Medical Center
2100 SE Blue Pkwy
Lees Summit, MO 64063
 (816) 282 - 5000

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Lee's Summit Medical Center
2100 SE Blue Pkwy
Lees Summit, MO 64063
 (816) 282 - 5000
Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64057
 (816) 698 - 7000

10.1 miles

Centerpoint Ambulatory Surgery Center
19550 E 39th Street
Suite 100
Independence, MO 64057
 (816) 478 - 2600

10.1 miles